Sunday, January 11 2009
The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.
Thursday, January 17 2008
In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.
Thursday, January 3 2008
When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.
Friday, May 11 2007
The moral universe is intractably skewed in 28 Weeks Later, a film that works hard to reflect the world around it.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Monday, April 30 2007
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.
Wednesday, October 11 2006
Squabbles over book clubs, burned muffins, and broken plumbing are not what one would expect from the marauding band of brutes who have captured and brutalized some of the island's most cuddly inhabitants.
Tuesday, October 3 2006
Sometimes -- when I'm buying the Lost-companion novel Bad Twin or navigating the perplexing websites of the Dharma Project's sponsor The Hanso Corporation -- I think if Lost were my boyfriend, we'd have to break up.
Of course, we know that Lost's producers are an international '911' call away, should anything go terribly wrong, but for the most part, the contestants are left to their own devices.